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A funnel weaver, taken today at Henry W. Coe State Park. Yesterday we spotted two tarantulas while driving up the narrow road to the state park: one sitting on the street, the other one right next to it. I therefore … Continue reading
A Californian white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys nuttalli) close to Tomales Point at Point Reyes National Seashore. While we were waiting for some tule elk to move into a more favorable position, this guy was engaging in a song contest to … Continue reading
This ram was grazing next to the house we rented to spend a weekend with all of Pleuni’s cousins at the north-west coast of the Netherlands. The Dutch weather didn’t fail to surprise us by switching from being crispy cold … Continue reading
Here are the elk in series. Hit play to see them all. The soundtrack is the same as in “Going South” (Nine by Marcel Pequel). Shut off the music by hitting the “sound off” button next to the play button.
I spent last Monday with two herds of tule elk (Cervus canadensis ssp. nannodes) at Point Reyes National Seashore. The weather changed from foggy to a brief spell of sunshine, and back to extremely foggy. This shot was taken in the latter … Continue reading
Incredible, how efficiently pelicans use the ground effect when they are traveling. Yet, sometimes, when they are close to shore, they have to evade breaking waves. You can see some more pelicans skimming the waves in this gallery: Wave Gliders.